Well, it has certainly been a busy time! So busy that I have completely neglected to keep up with this Blog! But, I’ll do better now, I promise…. Looking back at my gardens this year, I find that it was actually quite a good year, flower-wise. ( Unfortunately, I did not get to one of my […]
These must be one of my absolute favourite plants, ever! This year many that I had thought would not make it, have really done very well.This one is just a ‘baby’ but isn’t it so pretty!
Here is one of the season’s special beauties! I now have this Mahonia planted near the front door, not only so that we can see the blooms, but also , in order to enjoy the fragrance! This is a most useful plant as it is evergreen and very structural. It appreciates protection from the […]
Yes, here on the West Coast, with our very mild winters, we can maintain beautiful gardens. In fact, we can even have flowers throughout most of the winter. Right now, in my own gardens, I have the lovely flowers of the Mahonia. They are not only striking, visually, but they are also fragrant! But the main […]
Well into November, as I was finishing up a few final chores in the garden, I was so pleased to see my white Enkianthus looking quite beautiful. It is one of my special treats when it blooms as I have not seen all that many white ones. Ususally they are like the one on the other […]
Although it is October, I just cannot bear to pull out my tuberous Begonias yet….They are all looking so pretty that I think I will have to leave them at least for one more week. I am still having clients come through my gardens to point to and choose favourite plants for next year’s garden design ideas. […]